Plein Air Sketching at Palace of Fine Arts

Plein Air Sketching at Palace of Fine Arts

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ICAA Education Series
Sponsored by
The Wiseman Group Interior Design

Plein Air Sketching at the Palace of Fine Arts
David Rinehart, Instructor

Saturday, August 3, 2024
9:30AM – 12:30PM
Palace of Fine Arts
San Francisco
**Meet at the Rotunda

Members: $40
Non-Members: $60
Students and Emerging Professionals $20


Join architect and ICAA National instructor David Rinehart on a plein air sketching outing at the Palace of Fine Arts. The day will begin with a brief historical walking tour, then students will dive in to explore the elements of plein air sketching, including selecting the subject of a sketch, composing the sketch, processes used and manual techniques that can be employed while sketching.

All levels of students are welcome to join, whatever your previous sketching experience may be! The course will cover fundamental approaches to plein air sketching from the beginner level on up. Through guided instruction, participants will learn the different approaches to selecting the subject of a drawing, employ multiple compositional methods in creating a sketch, comprehend different processes utilized in plein air drawing, and various techniques on how to use drawing instruments.

Materials needed: Sketchpad(s) and or sketchbook(s), pencils (multiple grades encouraged, e.g. 2B, HB, 2H), pens, markers, eraser. You may want to consider bringing a small lightweight folding chair or picnic blanket that can be easily carried.

David Rinehart is a Los Angeles-based architect with broad experience in the design of multi- and single-family residences, mixed-use developments, institutional buildings, as well as master planning and urban design. Mr. Rinehart joined Moule & Polyzoides, Architects and Urbanists in early 2019, following over ten years at Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Environmental Design degree in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism from Yale University, where he was awarded a Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscript Library Fellowship and served as a curatorial assistant for the Yale School of Architecture. Mr. Rinehart is a registered architect in the State of New York, a member of the Society of Architectural Historians, and a Fellow of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, where he has served as an instructor since 2015. He has taught workshops on classical architecture at universities across the country and has been a lead instructor for the ICAA’s Regional Intensive and Summer Studio in Classical Architecture.

Thank You To Our Generous Education Series Sponsor!

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August 3, 2024 ~ 09:30 AM

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